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statua iūdicis (statue of a judge)

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From iūs (law) + dicō (indicate), the same formation as iūdicō



iūdex m (genitive iūdicis); third declension

  1. judge
  2. decider, umpire
  3. juror


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iūdex iūdicēs
genitive iūdicis iūdicum
dative iūdicī iūdicibus
accusative iūdicem iūdicēs
ablative iūdice iūdicibus
vocative iūdex iūdicēs

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  • iudex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “iudex”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • iudex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an impartial judge: iudex incorruptus
    • the case is still undecided: adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)
    • the finding of the jury: sententiae iudicum
    • (ambiguous) to challenge, reject jurymen: iudices reicere (Verr. 3. 11. 28)
  • iudex in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers